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  • Posted: Feb 8, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 19, 2021
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  • The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries
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    Counter Fraud Analyst - Data Analytics

    The individual will work closely with the Global Counter Fraud Director to ensure the continued development and embedding of an efficient and effective counter fraud framework and culture in the region, specifically:

    • Support the Global Counter Fraud Director in developing a proactive approach to fraud prevention and detection through data analytics;
    • Staying alert to emerging fraud trends in the sector and adapting analytical routines to address the new risks; and
    • Be responsible for producing fraud 'heat maps' as and when necessary to support the information requirements of the Global Counter Fraud Director, SCI SLT and other stakeholders.

    Supporting the Regional Fraud Lead in the coordination of fraud management administration and communication in the East and Southern Africa (ESA), including:

    • Support in stakeholder communications relating to fraud incident reports and investigation updates;
    • Support with case management and record updates and uploads to the case management system, Datix; and
    • Support in the planning and coordination of logistics for fraud trainings sessions conducted by the Regional Fraud lead and other members of the global fraud team (face-to-face awareness training, investigation trainings, Fraud Focal point trainings etc.)

    In the event of a significant or major event, the post-holder maybe expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly. The post-holder may be required to get involved in special projects within the fraud function as appropriate.

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:

    Essential:

    • Bachelor's degree / formal qualification in a relevant field; and
    • Has relevant experience (audit/risk/investigatory) applicable to the role with knowledge of common analytical tools such as CaseWare IDEA, ACL, etc.
    • Strong analytical skills to be able to identify fraud risk areas in complex operational environments from both structured (financial systems) and unstructured data (conversations, investigation reports, complaints etc.);
    • A proven experience in using data analytics tools in an audit/risk/investigatory setting to identify and address red flags;
    • Awareness of global standards and legislation around fraud and corruption;
    • Substantial experience in forensic investigation with thorough knowledge and/or experience in audit.
    • Aware of current best practices in investigation techniques;
    • Excellent communicator and facilitator, able to clearly and confidently articulate and present findings with impact;
    • Strong negotiating skills to influence all levels of staff, showing ability to work collaboratively and with peers from different departments;
    • Experience of working within an international development setting.
    • The ability to undertake occasional overseas travel
    • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
    • Commitment to Save the Children values; and
    • The existing right to work in Kenya.

    Desirable:

    • Formal investigation qualification;
    • Knowledge of regional law and regulatory environments;
    • Previous experience of delivering training sessions /workshops;
    • Membership of a professional anti-fraud body and/or professional data analytics certification; and Knowledge of SCI systems including Agresso, TIM, ER/CAM, PPM Prime, ProSave Source-to-Pay, Datix etc.

    Contract duration: 24 months

    Location: Save the Children operates in 12 Countries within the East and Southern Africa Region i.e. South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

    This role will be based in any Country Office with SCI Presence under National Contract terms

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

    • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
    • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

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    Regional Civil Society Partnership Advisor

    Save the Children (SC) works across a broad range of partners as per our Theory of Change and our partnership principles. However, this position will focus on partnerships with local civil society organisations in the countries where we programme.

    Civic space for civil society, including child rights organisations, is increasingly being challenged, but Save the Children believes that a strong civil society is crucial to promote, defend and demand accountability for children's rights. To increase efforts and programme quality, technical leadership in the civil society engagement arena is required. This includes providing systematic capacity strengthening support to country office staff and local civil society partner organisations, as well as strategically partnering with civil society as part of long-term programming efforts in all contexts. This role will also facilitate learning from other related initiatives to increase localisation efforts and strengthen strategic partnering with civil society organisations in our programming and testing innovative approaches like the core funding approach, innovative partnerships with youth or child-led organizations etc.

    Part of this role have a direct link to Save the Children Sweden´s global civil society strengthening programme and thus a dotted line in terms of accountability for that part.

    The role is expected to foster relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including Save the Children members, the SCI central Programme Quality & Impact team, advocacy colleagues, Regional Advisors in other sectors, technical counterparts in other organisations, donors, regional programming partners etc. In particular, it is expected to maintain close contact with and accountability to the global Partnerships and Localisation as well as the Global Child Rights team.

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:

    Essential

    • Master's Degree in social sciences, development, organisational leadership, international relations, or relevant field.
    • Extensive and substantive relevant practical experience may be considered in lieu of a Master's Degree.
    • Partnership brokering certification desirable.

    • At least 10 years of qualified experience working with rights-based approaches and relevant thematic areas focusing on organisational capacity strengthening of civil society organisations and/or national and local actors in development and humanitarian contexts.

    • At least 10 years' experience in the design and implementation of programmes and capacity building of civil society organisations from both development and humanitarian contexts.

    • Experience of developing efficient strategies for advocacy work and policy dialogue between civil society and state actors Experience/familiarity of Nordic framework agreements focusing on local civil society strengthening is considered a merit.

    • Familiar with organisational development methodologies, partnership principles, partnership brokering, participatory approaches and the localisation agenda. Strong understanding of thematic issues related to child rights and human rights.
    • Strong analytical skills and ability to summarize extensive and complex information.
    • Ability to lead on strategic development, including monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning.
    • Knowledge of RBM/LFA frameworks.
    • Proposal writing and reporting skills including thematic quality assurance on gender equality, child rights, and children with disabilities, conflict sensitivity, and climate aspects in both development and humanitarian contexts.
    • Experience in organizational capacity development and significant training, facilitation and capacity building skills
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office and business intelligence/reporting/monitoring systems.
    • Proficiency in English (verbally and in writing).
    • Other languages spoken in the respective SC regions

      Technical competencies:

    • Inspires others to embrace the values and principles that underpin partnerships and the localisation agenda (Leading edge)

    • Leads formal and informal engagement with diverse, strategic partners based on shared, long-term visions (Leading edge)

    • Promotes the unique role of Save the Children in partnerships to promote the rights of children (Accomplished)

    Generic Competencies

    • Being the Voice of Children: Utilises being part of a global movement to promote change in the policy and public sphere on child related issues
    • Advancing Equality & Inclusion: Drives an enabling environment for gender equality and inclusion, and prioritising the most deprived and marginalised children

    Contract duration: 2 years

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    Counter Fraud Lead- East and Southern Africa

    The role is anchored in the fraud strategy, working as part of a Global Fraud team to support SCI's Senior Leadership Team, Trustees and SC Members in discharging their responsibilities in promoting and embedding a zero-tolerance policy towards fraud, bribery and corruption.

    The individual will work closely with the Global Counter Fraud Director to ensure the continued development and embedding of an efficient and effective counter fraud framework and culture in the region.

    Accountable for coordinating fraud management activities across the Region including;

    • To develop a culture of fraud awareness, reporting and response within the organization aligned with SCIs zero tolerance policy
    • Deliver an effective strategy of fraud prevention, detection, investigation and recovery across the organization as a whole, within the Centre and across the SCI landscape in the East and Southern Africa region
    • To undertake / or coordinate investigations of all serious incidents of fraud, bribery or corruption, which will include providing support to and building the capability of Fraud Focal Point staff in the Region.
    • To act as functional manager to Fraud Focal Points in the Region.
    • The role may require significant international travel including to challenging locations often with cultural sensitivities.
    • In the event of a significant or major event, the post-holder maybe expected to work outside the normal job description and be able to vary working hours accordingly. The post-holder may be required to get involved in special projects within the fraud function as appropriate.

    In order to be successful you will bring/have:

    Essential:

    • Bachelor's degree / formal qualification in a relevant field; (Master's degree desirable)
    • Has relevant experience (audit/risk/investigatory) applicable to the role with knowledge of common analytical tools.
    • Strong analytical skills to be able to identify fraud risk areas in complex operational environments from both structured (financial systems) and unstructured data (conversations, investigation reports, complaints etc.);
    • A proven experience in using data analytics tools in an audit/risk/investigatory setting to identify and address red flags;
    • Awareness of global standards and legislation around fraud and corruption;
    • Substantial experience in forensic investigation with thorough knowledge and/or experience in audit.
    • Aware of current best practices in investigation techniques;
    • Excellent communicator and facilitator, able to clearly and confidently articulate and present findings with impact;
    • Strong negotiating skills to influence all levels of staff, showing ability to work collaboratively and with peers from different departments;
    • Experience of working within an international development setting.,
    • The ability to undertake occasional overseas travel;
    • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures;
    • Commitment to Save the Children values; and
    • The existing right to work in Kenya.

    Desirable:

    • Formal investigation qualification;
    • Knowledge of regional law and regulatory environments;
    • Previous experience of delivering training sessions /workshops;
    • Membership of a professional anti-fraud body (CFE)

    Contract duration: 24 months

    Location: Save the Children operates in 12 Countries within the East and Southern Africa Region i.e. South Sudan, Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Mozambique.

    This role will be based in any Country Office with SCI Presence under National Contract terms

    The Organisation

    We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

    We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

    • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
    • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
    • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

    We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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